Be part of Scotland’s biggest running festival!

  • When: 29 – 30 May 2021
  • What: Running
  • Where: Edinburgh, UK
  • Distance: Various: from 5k to full marathon
  • Registration fee: From £15 to £30 (depending on the event chosen)
  • Minimum fundraising pledge: From £150 to £500 (depending on the event chosen)

Edinburgh Marathon Festival is now in its 18th year and takes place from Saturday 29 – Sunday 30 May 2021. This ever-growing festival of running is now a major event in the Scottish sporting calendar. Starting in Edinburgh, the course heads out through East Lothian offering stunning views and an unforgettable running experience.

The full weekend of events attracts over 30,000 runners, with thousands more lining the course to support. There are 9 races on offer over two days including the marathon, half marathon, team relay, 10k, 5k and junior races.


Join #TeamGreen

Download our Edinburgh Marathon Festival registration form and return it by email or post. You can apply to run in any of the following events:

  • Full Marathon: £30 registration fee, £500 fundraising target
  • Half Marathon: £15 registration fee, £350 fundraising target
  • Hairy Haggis Team Relay: £30 registration fee, £500 fundraising target
  • 10k: £20 registration fee, £200 fundraising target
  • 5k: £15 registration fee, £150 fundraising target

Why run for us?

By running Edinburgh Marathon Festival for Renewable World, you will be helping us bring clean and sustainable energy to some of the world’s most remote communities.

As part of our team you’ll receive:

  • FREE Renewable World running t-shirt
  • FREE fundraising pack full of top tips and advice on training and how to reach your fundraising target
  • Extensive pre-race support from a dedicated member of staff
  • Any information about Renewable World that you may need to show sponsors the difference their money will make.

Sign up today and help us power people out of poverty for a lifetime.


Contact us

If you have any questions please email:
events@renewable-world.org or call us on +44 (0)1273 234 801.

Photos courtesy of Edinburgh Marathon Festival